Tag Archives: violence

The origins of ethics and violence

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Facing up to child abuse

The repeal of Section 59 of New Zealand Crimes Act 1961 sparked a lot of debate here about the use of violence against children. I feel this discussion concentrated on parental rights and often ignored the results of parental violence on children. Sad, because child abuse is a problem in New Zealand.

Triple abuse

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Neuron bombs in Pakistan

BombingSome time ago Clay Naf (Defusing the Neuron Bomb) warned that modern extremist terrorists “the self-appointed ‘soldiers of God’ have a terrible new weapon in their hands: the neuron bomb.” Fridays suicide bombings in Pakistan, aimed at ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, are just the latest example of the use of neuron bombs.

Naff described the neuron bomb this way:

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